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China Threatening To Retaliate Against U.S. With Pork Tariffs

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:21pm

China is threatening to place a tariff on U.S. pork in retaliation to the White House's move to tax steel, aluminum and various technology.

President Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, But Is 'Unhappy' About It

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:21pm

Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill overnight, that President Trump sharply criticized as he signed it on Friday following a veto threat.

Trade War Could Damage U.S. Consumers More Than China

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:21pm

Historically, both sides usually lose in trade wars. But, one side often loses more than the other. While China could be hurt by the Trump administration tariffs, U.S. consumers, companies and our allies could end up being damaged more.

Week In Politics: Trump Signs Spending Bill And Names New Security Adviser

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:21pm

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, about President Trump signing a spending bill, naming John Bolton as National Security Adviser and the announcement of stiff tariffs on Chinese imports.

Spending Bill Protects Tipped Workers From Sharing With The Boss

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:14pm

The president signed a spending bill Friday that, among other things, safeguards workers' tips. It blocks an earlier Trump administration move that may have allowed restaurant owners to pocket them.

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Craigslist Shuts Down Personals Section After Congress Passes Bill On Trafficking

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 2:52pm

Craigslist says it made the change because of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, which is meant to crack down on sex trafficking of children. Free speech advocates are critical of FOSTA.

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20 Years Later, Jonesboro Shooting Survivors Conflicted Over Parkland

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:58am

Saturday's gun control march falls on the 20th anniversary of a horrific Jonesboro, Ark. middle school shooting and has divided survivors along with the rest of the country.

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Trump Threatens Veto Of Spending Bill

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:23am

President Trump said he is considering vetoing a $1.3 trillion spending bill passed Friday, coming as a surprise to Capitol Hill. In a tweet, he complained the bill lacks his immigration priorities.

Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:06am

The U.S. and the U.K. have differing messages for Vladimir Putin.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 9:06am

Zuckerberg apologized and Marlon Bundo topped the charts.

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Trump Threatens Veto Of Spending Deal Hours Before Government Would Shut Down

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 8:49am

After a massive spending bill passed both chambers of Congress one day before a shutdown would occur, the president is threatening a veto because it does not address his immigration priorities.

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Trump Expected To Sign Government Funding Bill Passed By Congress

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 6:14am

A $1.3 trillion spending bill cleared the Senate early Friday, avoiding a government shutdown. Noel King talks to Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, who voted in favor of the bill.

Will There Be A Change In Policy With A New National Security Adviser?

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 6:13am

Steve Inskeep talks to Michele Flournoy, an-ex Department of Defense official in the Obama administration, about President Trump's decision to pick John Bolton as the next national security adviser.

What To Expect From John Bolton

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:01am

John Bolton is replacing H.R. McMaster as national security adviser. He's a veteran of multiple Republican administrations and is known for his hawkish foreign policy views.

Michael Isikoff On Trump's Alleged Affairs

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:01am

NPR's Noel King talks about the Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal affairs with Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News. Isikoff broke the scandal surrounding Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.

News Brief: John Bolton's National Security Views, Chinese Tariffs, Gun Control March

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:01am

President Trump says John Bolton, noted for his hawkish views, will be his new national security adviser. Also, Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports and we preview a march for gun control.

On A Day Of Gun Protest, Some Montanans Will March For Their Guns

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:00am

In a state with high gun ownership and and fatality rates, a March For Our Guns is a counterpoint to the nation's March For Our Lives on Saturday.

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Female Candidates Breastfeed Children In Campaign Ads

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:00am

The campaign ads represent one way that women are increasingly willing to break the mold of the standard candidate, in a year with record numbers of women running for office.

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Russia Hacked U.S. Power Grid — So What Will The Trump Administration Do About It?

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:00am

The Trump administration says Russia penetrated at least one power plant's control software. And yet, President Trump has passed up opportunities to call out Russia's actions.

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Former Playboy Model Spills Details Of Alleged Affair: Trump Tried To Pay Her

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 1:22am

Karen McDougal speaks out for the first time about a 10-month affair she says she had with Donald Trump, who was married. She says he tried to hand her cash after their first intimate encounter.

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